Online investment firm Catcha Group has announced that REA Group, an affiliate of News Corp, has acquired a 17.22% stake in its portfolio company, iProperty Group.
Frontier Digital Ventures (FDV) has announced that it has taken a 30% stake in Zameen, Pakistan’s No 1 property portal, the first for the newly formed digital investment firm.
Patrick Grove, the group chief executive officer of international investment firm Catcha Group; and Joel Neoh, international vice president of Asia Pacific for Groupon, are teaming up with a panel of distinguished entrepreneurs including Sir Richard Branson and Steve Wozniak, in the hunt for Asia Pacific’s technology superstars as part of the 2014 Talent Unleashed Awards.
DNA founder Karamjit Singh talks to an iBuy director from Hong Kong on the importance of its sourcing strategy in the path to profitability.
DNA founder Karamjit Singh likes what he saw at Echelon Satellite Malaysia and shares the background on how iBuy came about.
Catcha Group’s Patrick Grove chats with DNA founder Karamjit Singh about what led to iBuy’s birth and his excitement over the e-commerce momentum in South-East Asia.
Potentially over US$70 million in venture funding to be launched Internet entrepreneurs TS Wong, Patrick Grove playing major role IS Malaysia on the verge of becoming a fantasy come true for startups starved for funding?
There is an undeniable gap between the potential of South-East Asia as a market for technology startups and the number of venture capital funds available to such entrepreneurs, but that will change when there are more success stories, according to panellists at the monthly Disrupt discussion.
Let’s stop just talking about the funding gap in the Malaysian and even larger South-East Asian ecosystem, and help do something about it, writes A. Asohan.
Is there a funding gap because VCs in the region lack business experience? Or is the lure of India and China simply overshadowing Asean possibilities?